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With 10 candidates and 60-second answers, it was less a debate than a series of one-minute speeches
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Van Jones surprised by this candidate's debate performance
Following NBC's Democratic presidential debate, CNN's Van Jones said candidates Elizabeth Warren and Julián Castro dominated the first debate.

Opinion: Who won the Democratic debate

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He's the Grim Reaper hanging over Democrats. And his silent presence haunts their dreams for a bigger, more generous government.

CNN's analysis and reaction to the debate